Hittite War Chariot

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published on 19 June 2013

Relief orthostat (stone slab at base of wall) of war chariot from Sam'al (Turkey), west side of citadel gate; Basalt; Late Hittite period (9th cent BCE); Museum of the Ancient Orient, Istanbul Archaeological Museums.



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